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The Global Security Challenge

Former British General, Sir Robert Fry, reflects on risks and security in the 21st century. It is a conventional wisdom to say that we live in difficult times but it is easy to under-estimate the scale of the challenge. In recent years we have seen 9/11, the financial crash, the rise of international jihadism and the possible collapse of European monetary union; all forecasts predict this increased incidence of strategic shocks will define the times Read more…

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Taking Care of Your Personal Security

Tommi Nystrom talks about AMS Group’s Black Card personal security Since we introduced our Black Card Personal Security service we have come to realise that there is one thing our clients value above everything else: knowing that we have helped them to protect themselves. Of course there is far more to it than that, but in developing the service, it quickly became clear to us that our personal safety training is an essential part of Read more…

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Managing Risks for Business in Africa

Africa – a short business security assessment Business in Africa can be lucrative – although at certain times and in specific areas it can be prohibitively dangerous – unless you take the appropriate security protocols. It is all too easy to paint a single picture for Africa. But that completely ignores the vastness and diversity of the world’s second largest continent. For a start, there are 54 countries and one non-self governing territory (The Western Read more…

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Are you Ready for a Crisis?

Why CEOs worry about operational security and resilience No matter how optimistic you are about your business, you can’t avoid the facts: the world is unpredictable and, at times, even volatile. It is not so much WILL there be a crisis as WHEN WILL THERE BE A CRISIS. No one wants to be in harms’ way and every business wants to avoid damaging events. “Yes, indeed,” answered the little woman. “But I am a good Read more…

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